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The Virtual World

The Virtual World

By Ty Tracey
The Virtual World is a podcast about Software Engineering, Technology, VR, Art, Music, Creativity, Inclusivity, and Love.

Ages 13+ recommended for adult language.
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The Watercooler - Paul Garaud
Hey, folks. Welcome back to The Virtual World. I'm your host and Software Engineer, Ty. This is the first episode of a series that I'm calling The Watercooler. This is basically just a couple of folks from the Software space bullshitting for a few hours. This first episode features a friend of mine, Paul, a data scientist, FIRE enthusiast, and all-around keyboard nerd. Join us as we talk about...stuff.
2:32:09
August 29, 2020
Rust in Action - Tim McNamara
Hey, folks. Welcome back to The Virtual World. Join me and my fellow Software Engineer, Jay Helton, as we sit down with Tim McNamara. Tim is the author of Rust in Action, an active Rust enthusiast and evangelist, and a self-diagnosed creative coder. We had the privilege to sit down with him and ask him everything we could think of about Rust, his book, and his path as a Software Engineer. We also talked a lot about his home country, New Zealand.
2:22:26
August 28, 2020
Embedded Rust & Ferrous Systems - James Munns
Hey, folks. Welcome back to The Virtual World. In this episode I sat down with James Munns, the CTO of Ferrous Systems, to discuss the embedded Rust ecosystem and its future. Please enjoy.
1:25:53
August 20, 2020
Continuous Learning - Jay Helton
Welcome to The Virtual World. On this episode, I sat down with Jay Helton and discussed his background, the current state of the software industry, and where we think it is going in the near future.
2:29:09
August 18, 2020
Functional Programming and Elm - Richard Feldman
Hey, folks. Welcome back to The Virtual World. In this episode, I sat down with Richard Feldman to talk about Functional Programming, Programming Languages, Elm, and his book.
1:41:27
August 18, 2020
Haskell and Elephants - Stephen Diehl
Welcome back to The Virtual World. On this episode, I sat with Stephen Diehl to talk about Haskell, Functional Programming, and his recent article about the cryptocurrency scene in the Haskell community.
1:18:08
August 9, 2020
Functional Programming and Grokking Simplicity - Eric Normand
Welcome back to The Virtual World. Today I was fortunate enough to sit down with Eric Normand, author of Grokking Simplicity, and download his thoughts on Functional Programming and, more importantly, Functional Design. I've got four free copies of his book to give away. Reach out to me on twitter @tytr_dev if you're interested. You can check out his book on manning's website: https://www.manning.com/books/grokking-simplicity Don't forget to use my discount code when buying things on their website for a 35% discount! Discount code: podvworld20
1:32:26
August 6, 2020
The State of Rust Part 2 - Alex Crichton
Welcome back, folks. Join me on this episode of The Virtual World as I explore the state of Rust and the Web Assembly ecosystem with Alex Crichton.
48:29
August 3, 2020
The State of Rust - Steve Klabnik
Hey, folks. Welcome back to the Virtual World. Join me as I sit down with Steve Klabnik and discuss the state of the Rust programming language and ecosystem.
48:28
July 30, 2020
Flipside XR and The State of VR - John Luxford
Hey, folks. Welcome back to The Virtual World. In this episode, I had a chance to sit down with John Luxford, the CTO of Flipside XR. We talked a lot about Flipside's mission, what the future holds for the company, as well as the state of VR. Flipside is the world of real-time XR animation and publishing. You can check them out at https://www.flipsidexr.com/
1:13:37
July 23, 2020
Sketchfab and The 3D Web - Alban Denoyel
Hey, folks. In this episode of The Virtual World, I had the opportunity to sit down with Alban Denoyel, the CEO and Co-Founder of Sketchfab. Sketchfab is the leading company proving content creators with the ability to upload and share 3D content on the web. We had a great conversation about Sketchfab and the future of the 3D web from Alban's point of view. Check Sketchfab out at https://sketchfab.com and follow Alban on twitter at https://twitter.com/albn
38:28
July 10, 2020
Diversity and Locality - Adam Davis
Hey, folks. In episode 3 of The Virtual World, I had a chance to sit down with the wonderful Adam Davis and pick his brain about the Software Engineering industry. Check out his blog at https://dev.to/bytebodger As always, enjoy the conversation.
1:22:10
July 10, 2020
The Modern Plumbers - Ben McMeen
Hey, folks. Join me, your host and software engineer, Ty, as I have a conversation with one of my old tech leads, Ben McMeen. We talk a bit about the software industry, the realities of being a developer on the job daily, and the current social climate in America.
1:59:28
June 28, 2020